The landed is purchased from the local authorities, so that the foundations for the first buildings can begin.
|1966||Foundation of the company as an «AG for Wood Industry.», as it is |
entered into the Swiss Commercial Register as a Corporation for the wood industry.
|1969||In September the first Chipboard leaves the factory, and son after full production is achieved with 1100 m3 per month. |
|1970||There are about 50 people working for the company |
|1973||The company has grown to over a 100 workers. |
|1976||The first high-frequency Chipboard line (Karl IV), and a double-end tenoner (Torwegge) with fully automated dust extraction system are installed. |
Installation of one of the first continuous Particleboard plants.
|1985||Name changed to Kronospan AG. |
|1986||The first Paper Impregnation plant goes into operation. |
|1992||A Schelling Saw is installed and made operational. |
Manufacture of thin chipboard begins on a new Mende type system.
|1996||Start of the production of laminate flooring. |
|1998||ISO certification forms the basis of an environmental management system. |
|1999||Start of the production of MDF / HDF board. |
Building of a separate rail terminal on the factory site.
Expansion woodyard for the MDF production.
|2000||400 workers are employed at Kronospan AG. |
|2002||Direct Printing facility is installed, and begins production. |
|2004||Name changed to «Kronospan Switzerland Ltd.» |
|2010||Commissioning of the Biomass Generator. |
|2012||Commissioning of the short cycle press «W7». |
|2014||Commissioning of the Profi Center. |
Groundbreaking new competence center.
|2016||Name changed to «SWISS KRONO AG»|